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First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS

First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS
Andy Leavins and John Leggett took their turn in a 24-hour teeter-totter marathon, Thursday, April 1 in Sneaky Park. The Phi Delta Theta members sponsored the event to help raise money for research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The fraternity sold shirts and bracelets and also collected donations. / photo by Christopher Guzman Michael Shather Staff Writer Giving... 

Salsa club adds spice to college life

Carly Hill News Editor Salsa music filled the Campus Center Ballroom on Monday night as students, parents and University guests danced the night away. The event was put on by Ritmos Latinos, a salsa-dancing club at the University of La Verne. “I think it’s important to have this event because I want people to experience the difference that a live band makes,” said Andrea Sotosainz, sophomore... 

Beauty Review: Price a factor when selecting facial treatment

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor As a college student, I know how it feels when you become overwhelmed and stressed out to the point that your skin breaks out. Most of us have had a breakout in our lives – mild or severe. It can be frustrating to fight that blemish especially before an important date or event. So I decided to do a beauty review on two blemish fighting treatments. I contacted Murad’s... 

New religious club reaches out to La Verne students

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer A new campus Bible study club aims to spread the word of Christ. Christ’s X Factor meets weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Chapel and aims to teach students the word of the Lord. The group has been meeting since the start of spring semester and hopes to influence more students to attend. “The goal of the club is to build relationships with God and help people,” said... 

Spring Boutique supports locals

Michael Phillips Staff Writer The Johnson Family Plaza was covered in tents, chairs and tables for the Spring Boutique last weekend. At 8 a.m., March 26, there were about nine booths participating, selling everything from homemade creations, crafts, jewelry, magnets, purses, bags and various other knickknacks. Director of Purchasing Debbie Deacy ran the booth closest to the Campus Center. The table... 

Model Seder celebrates liberation

Model Seder celebrates liberation
Food and songs offer symbolism Cantor Paul Buch from Temple Beth Israel in Pomona led the Model Seder in The President’s Dining Room on March 25. The seder is a Jewish ceremonial dinner held on the first night of Passover. More than just a meal, the dinner includes readings from the Haggadah, a Jewish religious text, prayer, singing, discussion, story telling and ritual appetizers before the dinner.... 

Bracelets help encourage patients

Bracelets help encourage patients
The CAB event, A Band for Hope, was held in front of the Campus Center on Tuesday. The event was held to make bracelets for cancer patients at St. Jude Hospital. Although the table was slow at times, students, such as Ashley Cole, made their way to the table during the time allotted and were able to make an abundance of bracelets with words of encouragement. Cole made a bracelet with the sentiment... 

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary
Drivers exiting the 57 Freeway south at Arrow Highway come across the entrance to San Dimas and its connection to the old west. This year San Dimas celebrated its 50th year as an incorporated city with a series of events based on the theme, “ Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” The next event in the celebration is the Ed Jones Memorial Golf Tournament at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. All the... 
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Clothesline Project spotlights domestic abuse

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The Iota Delta Sorority put on the Clothesline Project, a three-day event earlier this month that potentially touched a lot of people – particularly those who have been touched by domestic violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. The Clothesline Project in... 

Horse show gallops into Pomona

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Vibrant hues, rhinestones and glitter are not what come to mind when thinking about a horse show or rider. But that was the theme of the Ponies of America Club Southwest Regional Horse Show, a Western theme with all the sparkle and glitter possible. The horse show competition was held at the Fairplex on Saturday and Sunday. The competition featured female riders from the... 
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